Covid-19: India records 1,778 cases in 24 hours, daily positivity rate at 0.28% | (*24*) News India

India on Wednesday reported a complete of 1,778 recent coronavirus cases in the final 24 hours, round 11% greater as in comparison with Tuesday’s figures. With this, the general tally of Covid-19 has been taken to 4,30,12,749. According to the well being ministry information, 62 deaths have been reported in the final 24 hours, taking the toll to five,16,605. The energetic cases have additional declined to 23,087 on Wednesday.

The well being ministry information exhibits that the energetic cases comprise 0.06% of the whole infections presently. Meanwhile, the recovery rate was recorded at 98.74%. As per the well being ministry, the daily positivity rate has been recorded at 0.28%. The weekly positivity rate stands at 0.39%.

A complete of 78,42,90,846 samples have been examined for covid-19 as much as March 22. Meanwhile, 6,77,218 samples had been examined on Tuesday.

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India’s cumulative vaccination protection has crossed 181.85 crore, reported the well being ministry. In the vaccination drive for youngsters aged 12-14, which began final week, over 50 lakh doses of Corbevax – the one vaccine accessible for this age group now – have been administered.

Meanwhile, Novovax on Tuesday introduced that it has obtained the primary emergency use authorization nod for its Covid-19 vaccine for adolescents falling between the age of 12-18 years in India. The vaccine is manufactured and marketed by the Serum Institute of India (SII) below the model title ‘Covovax’ in India. Covovax is the fourth vaccine towards coronavirus that’s approved for adolescents of the ages of 12 years and older in India following Biological E’s Corbevax, Zydus Cadila’s ZyCoV-D, and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin.

On the worldwide entrance, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and South Korea are witnessing a surge in coronavirus infections. The United Kingdom can be witnessing a spike because of the unfold of the omicron variant.

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